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Disparities in surgical management of thyroid cancer

ATA guidelines for well-differentiated thyroid cancer recommend therapeutic neck dissection when the disease is clinically involved or metastatic and prophylactic central neck dissection when tumors are advanced. Nonetheless, though these established guidelines are in place, the surgical management of cervical nodes varies greatly.

Aspirin may decrease the risk for developing high-grade prostate cancer

Aspirin helps in some cancers

Differences in the impact of aspirin in various forms of cancer are highlighted in two studies recently published in the oncology literature.

HF/CM risks in breast chemotherapy

HF/CM risks in breast chemotherapy

Earlier study findings that anthracycline- or trastuzumab-based treatment for breast cancer raises the risk for heart failure and cardiomyopathy can be extended to a more general population of women.

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